The course provides the students with a knowledge of the basic themes in Contemporary Continental (German and French) Philosophy.
· Historical Background to Contemporary German & French Philosophy,
· Contemporary German Philosophy (after 1850),
· German Philosophy of Science
· Gestalt Psychology
· Frankfurt school and Critical theory
· German Existentialism
· Contemporary French Philosophy
· Post Structuralism
· French Existentialism
· Post Modernism.
1. Fisher, B.H.A.L. A History of Europe. Vol. II, Eyer and Spoltiswoode: Great Britain, Chapters xcv, xcvii.
2. Leotard, F.1984. Post-Modern Condition: A Report on Knowledge. trans: Geoff Benmington & Brian Masseur, University of Minnesota Press.
3. Marshall, Berman.1982. All that is Solid Melts into Air: The Experience of Modernity. New York.
4. Ronald, Bouge.1989. Deleuze and Gyattari. London & New York, Routledge.
5. Roy, Boyne.1989. "The Cartesian Exclusion" in Roy Boyne, Foucault and Deride: The Other side of Reason. London, Unwin Hyman.
6. Klarni, R. & Rainwater, M.1996. (ed) The Continental Philosophy Reader. London, Routledge & Kegan Paul.
· Relevant Reading Material are available in the Department of Philosophy & Psychology.